The 2011 Alpina B7 sedan and the 2011 740i M-sport package are on exhibit at the 2010 Los Angeles Autoshow. The Alpina B7 features an enhanced 4.4L V8 engine producing 500hp and 516lb-ft torque, good for 0-60 in 4.5 seconds.
German tuner Kelleners Sport has announced its F10 535i to debut at the 2010 Essen Motor Show later this month. The Kelleners F10 features both cosmetic and performance upgrades. The Kelleners aerodynamic kit includes the front bumper cover/extension/lip with integrated LED DRL, RS front spoiler lip, sideskirts, rear trunk spoiler and rear bumper cover with diffuser. The rear is finished off with stainless steel exhaust system with quad tailpipes.
Performance enhancements include an ECU tune which bumps the F10 535i’s power from from 306 hp (225 … CONTINUED
Hartge’s ECU tuning solution for the F10 550i claims gains of +83hp and +89tq. How is real world performance increased? 5POST member cidair was able to pick up 0.4 seconds in 0-100km/h and 3.0 seconds 0-200km/h, measured by VBOX.
Many of us are guilty of stockpiling parts, some even before owning the car. But it’s rare to see this many parts being installed on a single M3 at one time. Follow this coming M3 build inside.
On the heels of its X5M, Mansory, the tuner of high end German and Italian marques, has now unveiled its second 670 PS BMW – the Mansory BMW X6M. Like the Mansory X5M, the Mansory X6M comes with a full replacement front bumper featuring aggressive air inlets even larger than those on the factory X6M bumper. Carbon fiber lips and LED lights finish off the front bumper’s new look. The front fenders have been widened by 70mm (2.75 in.) and also receive aggressive vents on … CONTINUED
M3POST member mikewads is the first M3 to run the quarter mile in the 10′s to our knowledge. With some power adders (supercharger and 100 shot of nitrous on 96 octane) he has been able to hit 10.87 @ 131mph!
Prior Design, based in Germany, has released its E92 PDM Widebody Kit, the highlight of which are the flared fenders, but also includes replacement front bumper, rear bumper, sideskirts, hood, spoiler and rear trunk spoiler. More info/pics to come.
Prior design features bodykits for both the E92 coupe and E90 sedan. The E92 coupe kit features an M-look with its M3 style front bumper and rear bumper, sidekirts, front fenders, and PD hood. The E90 sedan draws upon the E60 M5s look for the front bumper and a custom design sideskirt and rear bumper.
ARKYM has released its AeroRace ONE, a full aerodynamic kit for the E90 M3 sedan. This unique and aggressive full aero solution features the AeroRace CF vented hood, CF trunk, CF full front bumper, CF full rear bumper, CF sideskirts. Oh, and an ESS supercharger tops off this particular M3!
GT Haus will premiere its custom orange F10 535i at the 2010 SEMA show this week. Preliminary details include its custom orange paint, a carbon fiber front lip, KW coilovers, lowered on 19″ gloss black wheels and a full Meisterschaft quad exhaust system. More photos to come later.
AR Design provides an update on its single turbo N54 kit, and the power numbers have gone up as expected. The latest dyno results are inside, corrected for 5700ft elevation.
Follow along as E90post member Morgan transforms a damaged E92 320d to a full M3 look inside and out using all factory body panels and interior parts. It will be finished off in Frozen Gray paint.
M3POST member Biglare has teamed up with IND, who consistently puts out some beautiful BMW builds. The challenge this time was to improve upon an already unique and widely recognizable Brilliant White BMW Individual M3. Mission accomplished? Ogle for yourself inside.
Single turbo kits have been the vaporware of the N54 tuning world – often started but seldomly finished. AR Design gives hope with preliminary results of their single turbo N54 which has hit 444whp@15psi on a Mustang dyno, all on pump gas and no other FI methods!
Active Autowerke is building their 2010 SEMA showcar, a E92 M3 focused around a Vorsteiner GTRS3 widebody transformation powered by the Active Autowerke Stage 2 E9X M3 supercharger system. It will be finished in a matte metallic film. Follow this fun M3 build inside.
We love mad scientist projects where huge BMW motors are stuffed into smaller models which it was never intended to power. A german E85 Z4 M roadster owner has shoehorned the V10 from the M5/M6 and the resulting aural experience isn’t too shabby. Videos inside.
ZPOST member impreza7854′s Alpine White E89 Z4 shows that Hamann may still have some magic in its designing pen at times. Featuring Hamann’s full E89 Z4 body kit, Eisenmann quad exhausts, Brembo BBK and Volk Racing wheels, this Z4 is a sight to behold.
AC Schnitzer has released videos of its various exhaust systems for the F10 550i, Z4 sDrive35is, X6M, 135i, 335i, M3, including comparisons to the BMW factory exhaust.